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  • We Have Come Too Far To Turn Back Now

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on Apr 11, 2008
    based on 10 ratings

    God gave me a dream and He is letting me know that We have come too far too turn back now.

    We Have Come Too Far To Turn Back Now 1 John 4:4-6 4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world. 5 They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the world heareth them. 6 We are of God: he that more

  • The Litmus Test Of Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Brien Sims on Jun 17, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Ask why in today’s world. Make sure what you see and hear is part of what God wants. If it isn’t, don’t have anything to do with it. The Holy Spirit was given to help us with this. We can pass the test with Him.

    How many of you really take what the news says at face value? I don’t know about you but I don’t trust the news people any further than I can throw them. Something always seems fishy to me about how they report certain events and how they twist the angle of the news to suit their purpose. If they more

  • Fear Factor

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Feb 26, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Taking a frank look at the reality of fear and the crippling effect. A workable recipe that if applied will bring success.

    Scripture: 1 John 4:1 – ‘18’ – 21 Title: “Fear Factor” Introduction: “Reality Shows” have become an overwhelming success, mainly because so many people can identify with the theme of the programs! • The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is FEAR! • It appears that everybody is more

  • Distinguishing Reality From Fantasy Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Feb 24, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    John shows us an easy and effective way to evaluate if a Christian teaching is real or fantasy.

    In the late 1980’s I was interviewing at various corporations in the San Francisco Bay Area for a position in one of the fast track executive programs that were being offered to recent college graduates, of which I was one. In many of these corporations I would go through a series of interviews more

  • The Hurting Person's Guide To Recovery: Test All Spirits!

    Contributed by Doug Koehler on May 8, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    This is a story about an individuals great trials and what God says to her, to us, to restore us and give us hope.

    1 John 4: 1-11 (12-21) Remember: Greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world. One day Sara Jones woke up and felt completely lost. For weeks she was heading down a path full of sorrow, loneliness and ultimate insecurity but, up until this day she was able to hold onto some sort more

  • Testing The Spirits-The Vision Of Ministry Of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

    Contributed by Christopher Martin on May 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon for the 5th Sunday of Easter, Series B preached 5/10/2009 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Audubon, Iowa.

    Easter 5A 1 John 4:1-11 “Testing the Spirits and The Vision of Ministry of OSLC” 5/10/2009 Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Audubon, Iowa In our Epistle reading for this morning, we hear St. John, the last living Apostle, tell the church of his day: “Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but more

  • The Elbow Test Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Oct 31, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    We may test our spiritual maturity by assessing who Jesus is for us, whether we live with a sense of victory, and whose opinions matter to us.

    During our stay in England, we visited my wife’s cousin and his wife, who have a nine-month-old baby son. One night they needed to go out for a while on an errand, so they asked us if we would take care of the baby for a couple of hours. Of course we were delighted with the chance to do so, since more

  • Do Not Believe Every Person/Spirit Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 3, 2010
    based on 34 ratings

    1- We should refuse false prophets 2- We should recognize true believers 3- We should realize true power

    INTRO.- Let me name some people to see your reaction in regard to whether you believe them or not. Please give me thumbs up or thumbs down, depending on whether you believe them or not or believe in them; good, bad or otherwise. - Donald Trump (Mr. Combover. He talks a lot) - Bill Gates (He more

  • Sixteen Signs Of A True Believer Part 7 Series

    Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 10, 2010

    Sermon 11 in the series, "Things that Accompany Salvation." These sermons focus on the Apostle John's evidences of genuine faith as expressed in 1 John. This sermon: The Compatibility Test. Am I hearing the message from God in the messages of men?

    Series: Things That Accompany Salvation Hebrews 6:9 But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak. Message 11: Sixteen Signs of a True Believer (Part VII) (2 Cor. 13:5; 1 Jn. 4:1-6) 2 Corinthians 13:5 Examine more

  • The Superhero In You

    Contributed by Nate Barbour on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 77 ratings

    Find out about your super powers as we venture into your identity in Christ.

    The Superhero in You The Truth about Your “Secret” Identity 5/28/03 I. Introduction There was a man who owned a Great Dane. Now this Great Dane was an extremely large and ferocious dog—definitely not the kind of dog you want jumping up in your lap. One day, as the man was walking his Great Dane more

  • Walking In Correctness (Concerning The Holy Spirit) Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Sep 23, 2003
    based on 14 ratings

    This is the 7th study in the study "Light In The Darkness".

    WALKING IN CORRECTNESS (CONCERNING THE HOLY SPIRIT) 1 John 4:1-6 How do we know that Christianity is the correct faith? How do we know we worship the correct God? How do we know that Jesus is the only way to Heaven? It is easy to give answers such as, ¡§That¡¦s just how it is¡¨, or more

  • Dueling Spirits Series

    Contributed by David Ward on Aug 2, 2003
    based on 20 ratings

    BIG IDEA: How can we recognize false prophets? By what they say, and by who listens to them.

    “Dueling Spirits” 1 John 4:1-6 Introduction: How can you tell if someone is lying to you? [ASK] How do you spot a lie? Some people give it away in their body language--not making eye contact, for example. What about spiritual things? How can we recognize a “false prophet”? This is more more

  • Staying On Course Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Sep 1, 2003
    based on 19 ratings

    To stay on course in the Christian life, don’t believe everything that calls itself Christian, ficus on Jesus, and remember Whose you are.

    Staying On course I John 4:1-6 INTRO.: ILLUS.: Coming back from one of my first trips on a party boat out of Galveston, Texas, I noticed the deck hand come down from the cabin with a pair of binoculars and scan the shoreline. It was very dark and all we could see was lights along the shore. We more

  • The Problem Of False Prophets

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Sep 6, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    with 9/11 more and more kooks and false teaching are coming up - how can we be sure who is right on

    THE PROBLEM OF FALSE PROPHETS Text: 1 John 4:1-21 Original Letter circling the Internet: The date of the attack: 9/11 - 9 + 1 + 1 = 11. September 11th is the 254th day of the year: 2 + 5 + 4 = 11 After September 11th there are 111 days left to the end of the year. 119 is the area code more

  • Spiritual Scrutiny

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 105 ratings

    Test the Spirits!

    Spiritual Scrutiny 1st John 4:1 – 6 Jeff Hughes I. Introduction a. False teaching is a fatal disease that has spread to become an epidemic in the church. It can choke the life out of those seeking God, and can cripple believers by disillusionment and discouragement. b. A main purpose of more